Considerations of Remote Sensing Limitations to Submerged Historical Site Survey

  • Larry E. Murphy
  • Allen R. Saltus
Part of the The Springer Series in Underwater Archaeology book series (SSUA)

Abstract

Magnetic shipwreck survey has been around more than thirty years. During that time, much discussion has been directed toward survey methodology and data interpretation. Many untested assumptions have been generated and integrated into the literature and eventually institutionalized by researchers and managers. Once again, as the subject of this symposium, magnetic data generation, presentation and interpretation are being discussed and debated; this indicates many issues remain unresolved. Perhaps we can add some clarification by examining operative questions and assumptions in light of our field work in oceans and rivers.

Keywords

Magnetic Anomaly Cultural Resource Historical Archaeology Target Mass Magnetic Survey 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Larry E. Murphy
  • Allen R. Saltus

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